Wicklow Adventure Race

27 April 2024

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Wicklow Team Adventure Race 27 April 2024

Event Overview

The event will have two courses–

Both Courses will have an element of navigation, Mountain Biking, Trail running and Kayaking. Mountain Bike’s Only for both Race. Race HQ and Start area will be Avon Blessington.

1. Sprint Race (5Hrs Max) – Suitable for those new to team adventure races with easy navigation, Limited to 20 teams. Start Time, Registration open’s at 11am, race briefing at 11.45am and race starts at 12pm sharp

2. Endurance Race ( 8 Hrs Max) – Suitable for those looking for a bit more of a challenge, Limited to 20 teams.
Start Time, Registration open’s at 9am, race briefing at 9.45am and race starts at 10am sharp

Both races will be for teams of 2 – Either all male/female or mixed teams, all racers must be over 18 years of age.

For the Overall ARI national team Series, this race result will count for one of the 5 Races in the overall series & prizes!

Course Details:

Sprint Course – Designed for Beginners

5Hrs Duration

Activities Involved: navigation, Mountain Biking, Trail running and Kayaking

Non-Technical Course / Easy to Navigate

Mountain Bikes are compulsory for this race.

Race Map Provided

Support Provided!

Endurance Course – Designed to Challenge

8Hrs Duration

Activities Involved: navigation, Mountain Biking, Trail running and Kayaking

Semi -Technical Course / With Moderate Navigation Challenge

Mountain Bike compulsory for this race..

Race Map Provided

Only Paper Map & Compass may be used for navigation

You Are Not Permitted To Use Phone, Watch or similar GPS Type Device for navigation purposes in this event

Mandatory Race Kit :

  • MTB are mandatory in both the sprint and endurance
  • Quality Waterproof Jacket and Overpants
  • Space blanket – 1 par person
  • First Aid Kit (one per team) includes antiseptic wipes, plasters, triangular and Crepe bandage with fasteners)
  • Whistle
  • Bike Map Holder (Minimum one per team) RECOMMENDED only
  • Mobile Phone in a waterproof case (Minimum one per team)
  • Bike Helmet
  • Spare Tube, pump & tyre levers
  • Bike lights mounted on the front and back of the bike – Flashing lights to be on at all times when on the bike

To enter this event you need to have current membership to ARI.  If you are not a member already you can join here 

Facilities: There will be food available free after the race, in an effort to avoid waste we would encourage people to bring their own keep-cup or travel cup,

Water: there will be water available at the start/finish, so please bring your own water bottles or use your bike bottle?